Two Dead, One Critical After Pleasant Hill Car Accident - NBC Bay Area

Two Dead, One Critical After Pleasant Hill Car Accident



    Two people died and one person is in critical but stable condition after a traffic accident on Interstate Highway 680 Sunday evening in Pleasant Hill. (Published Monday, Jan. 4, 2016)

    Two people who died after their vehicle crashed into a concrete  barrier and overturned in Pleasant Hill on Sunday night were identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office.

    Coroner's officials identified Emilio Lopez, 69, as the driver and  Maria Lopez, 68, as the passenger who were seriously injured in the crash and  later died.
    A 78-year-old passenger was also in the car with the two Pleasant  Hill residents, whose relation was not provided. Police said that woman is in  critical but stable condition.

    Pleasant Hill police responded at 8:05 p.m. Sunday to a call about  a crash near Contra Costa Boulevard and its off-ramp from Interstate Highway  680, according to police.

    Police said a vehicle overturned after it struck a concrete  barrier. Details regarding the cause of the crash were not immediately  available.

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